Silversea Cruises has introduced the title of its first Nova-class ship, Silver Nova.
The vessel is being developed as a part of a new-build scheme referred to as Challenge Evolution.
A steel-cutting ceremony was held earlier as the development of the ship received underway at Meyer Werft in Papenburg.
The vessel, set for supply in summer time 2023, would be the first hybrid, luxurious cruise ship freed from native emissions at port.
With its hybrid energy sources, Silver Nova is predicted to attain a cruise industry-first – native emission-free operation in port by utilizing gas cells and batteries.
Silver Nova will use liquefied pure gasoline (LNG) as its essential gas.
The brand new hybrid expertise not solely helps in port, however may even permit Silver Nova to attain a 40 per cent total discount in its greenhouse gasoline emissions per double suite when in comparison with its earlier class of ships (the Muse class).
“Our Nova class ships characterize a big funding in unprecedented technological options. They help our mission to protect the planet with out compromising on consolation or luxurious,” stated Roberto Martinoli, chief govt of Silversea Cruises.
“Silver Nova is the manifestation of Silversea and Royal Caribbean Group’s long-term dedication to sustainability.”